4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
4-H Youth Development Program

Program Assistants

Program Assistants are 4-H alumni
Program Assistants are 4-H alumni

The Program Assistant role is a unique opportunity for 4-H alumni ages 19 and up! 

If you...

  • Have been to the State Leadership Conference (SLC)
  • Are now at least 19 years old
  • Still want meaningful ways to be involved in the program
  • REALLY like being with youth members
  • Enjoy group discussions and sharing your positive experiences with teens

...then this is the opportunity for you!

SLC Program Assistants have a crucial role in the youth delegates' experience. The Program Assistant role helps SLC delegates to have the most amazing leadership experience possible. This role has a selection process.

As a Program Assistant, your responsibilities are to:

  • Participate in the Program Assistant Orientation Webinar. 
  • Lead meaningful discussions and encourage self reflection with your assigned group of youth during assigned times.
  • Attend tours as assigned. 
  • Attend educational sessions as assigned and promote full participation and growth experiences. Also, assist the chaperones in handling behavior and emergency situations that may arise in your assigned sessions. 
  • Attend assemblies and recreation events and serve in your assigned locations with specific tasks as needed--such as to increase safety; respond in emergencies; and coach youth to make good choices. 

The SLC Program Assistants are selected by the SLC Planning Committee and Program Assistant Coordinator.

You can always spot the Program Assistants by their yellow shirts
You can always spot the Program Assistants by their yellow shirts

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